Friday, June 1, 2012
Wildlife Photo: Common Map Butterfly (Cyrestis thyodamas)
Known as the Ishigakecho, in Japan, this is a Common Map Butterfly.
They can be seen almost anywhere you go in Okinawa and lots of other places in Asia.
The wings look like they are a little busted-up but, that's normal for these characters.
Somebody at The Indian Foundation for Butterflies put together a neat
collection of these critters, at various stages in their life cycle.
You might want to take a look at it.
That way you won't accidentally step on one of the caterpillars and squish it or,